Galop, from A Voyage to the Moon (string quartet)
Title: Galop, from the opera A Voyage to the Moon
Composer: Jacques Offenbach, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola and Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Offenbach’s “fairy tale opera” A Voyage to the Moon is loosely based on a novel by Jules Verne. The galop is the rousing conclusion to both the overture and Act III, where it is used to depict a snowstorm.